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Michelle Obama Tells Men To Ask Themselves If They 'Truly View Women As Their Equals'

Reuters | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

By Annika McGinnis WASHINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) - First lady Michelle Obama embraced her family's African roots in a speech on Wednes...

Girls Rule

John Hope Bryant | Posted 09.19.2012 | Impact
John Hope Bryant

Imagine what would happen if we unleashed the true potential of the average of 50 percent of the populations that are women. The economy would just take off. GDP growth would spike, and society would be more well-rounded.

Spice Of Life: Nutmeg, 'Viagra For Women,' Heats Things Up In Africa

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Some refer to it as the “magic spice,” or “cheap high,” while others call it “Viagra for women.” Even packages of ground nutmeg, sold in D...

Amateur Abortion In Africa Takes Deadly Toll On Women

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A handwritten ledger at the hospital tells a grim story. For the month of January, 17 of the 31 minor surgical procedures here were done to repair the...